August 10, 2017 | London, United Kingdom: MetricStream, a market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) apps and solutions, announced the GRC Summit 2017, the industry's leading event for Governance, Risk, and Compliance leaders, taking place November 6-7, 2017 at the Lancaster Hotel in London.

The GRC Summit 2017, designed on the theme "GRC for High Performers," will convene government officials, seasoned business leaders, and industry analysts to explore key issues including Brexit and political instability, privacy and the implications of GDPR compliance, and cybersecurity and increasingly sophisticated hacks and data breaches. Business and government leaders will meet at the GRC Summit in London to debate and discuss the strategies and solutions needed to thrive in today’s world. MetricStream will also present and demo M7 – its innovative 4th generation GRC technology for risk, compliance, audit, IT security, third party management, and other GRC professionals.

Keynote speakers at the event include Alistair Darling, former MP from 1987-2015 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2007 to 2010, who will present on the ingredients for high performance in a disruptive world. Mr. Darling will also join a Brexit panel moderated by MetricStream Chief Evangelist, French Caldwell. The event will also feature a keynote given by Jonathan Bamford, Head of Parliament and Government Affairs at the ‎Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) who will present on balancing cybersecurity and privacy. In addition to illuminating keynotes, the event will also feature a dedicated technology track, as well as a range of analyst and executive presentations, industry panels, and customer case study presentations on Enterprise and Operational Risk, Regulatory Compliance, and Cybersecurity.

On the evening of November 6, 2017, MetricStream will host its annual GRC Journey Awards ceremony, which will recognize individuals and organizations who have embarked on a GRC journey with the goal of achieving superior business performance. The awards will be presented by Gunjan Sinha, Executive Chairman at MetricStream, and Gaurav Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer at MetricStream.

"The GRC Summit 2017 is the industry’s leading forum for government and business leaders to come together to discuss, debate, and define the future of GRC," said Gunjan Sinha, Executive Chairman of MetricStream. He continued, "We are excited to welcome the GRC community from across Europe, including our customers, partners and industry analysts who will meet at the GRC Summit 2017 in London. This event has been specifically designed to empower leaders from around the world to build world-class GRC programs that provide the regulatory and risk intelligence needed to drive decision-making and business performance."

The GRC Summit call for speakers is now open. For more information about the GRC Summit 2017 in London, or to register for the event, please click here.

About MetricStream

MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise and cloud applications for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management, makes GRC simple. MetricStream apps improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for hundreds of thousands of users in dozens of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and R&D center in Bangalore, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally. (www.metricstream.com).

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